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Drawing by Fernando Gonzalez Esteban, aged 12, evacuated from Madrid to Alcira, JS[pvember 1937 

ANNOUNCING AN EXHIBITION OF 
Spanish Children's Drawings 

SPONSORED BY THE 

SPANISH CHILD WELFARE 
ASSOCIATION of AMERICA 

FOR THE 
AMERICAN FRIENDS SERVICE COMMITTEE (QUAKERS) 



WORCESTER ART MUSEUM 
APRIL 9-23, 1939 



Honorary Committee 

Mrs. Charles T. Tatman, Chairman 

Mrs. Hollis E. Alden 

Mrs. Wallace W. At wood 

Mrs. George S. Barton 

Mrs. Clarence S. Brigham 

Mrs. Alexander H. Bulloch 

Mrs. W. Irving Clark 

Mrs. Francis H. Dewey, Jr. 

Mrs. Frank F. Dresser 

Mrs. Samuel /. Gummere 

Mrs. Aldus C. Higgins 

Mrs. Bradford M. Kingman 

Mrs. Roger Kinnicutt 

Mrs. T)aniel W. Lincoln 

Mrs. Paul 'B. Morgan 

Mrs. Maxwell Savage 

yirs. Frank C. Smith, jr. 

Mrs. Willard E. Swift 

Mrs. Francis Henry Taylor 

Mrs. Harold H. Wade 

?>]rs. Wo iter S. Young 



1 his exhibition is circulated in this 
country by The Spanish Chita Wel- 
fare Association, a non-partisan or- 
ganization engaged in the humani- 
tarian task of raising funds to relieve 
the suffering of Spanish children. 
Funds raised from the sale of these 
drawings [the prices are extremely 
moderate) are handed over to the 
American Friends Service Committee, 
which distributes them in the form 
of foodstuffs wherever the need is 
greatest. 

Approximately one hundred and fifty 
crayon and water color pictures are 
included in the present showing. All 
of them are the work of Spanish refu- 
gee children, ranging in age from six 
to sixteen years. Some of the pictures 
are views of everyday life in Spain 
before the war, showing the normal 
existence of the country, pastoral ac 
tivities and picturesque buildings, but 
the majority reveal graphically the 
impact of war upon the vision of 
children.